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Health Coverage for Autistic Children

Michael Giangregorio, Vice President of Trading Services at JP Morgan has a 12-year-old son who was diagnosed with autism at 18 months old. The costs for special schooling and speech and occupational therapy can rack up to the thousands as … Continue reading

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Toys for Children with Autism

Toys can have a very positive impact on the development of children with autism spectrum syndrome. Choosing the right toys that will entertain your child and at the same time encourage development could be challenging. Toys are a big part of the development … Continue reading

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Workforce

It is never too early to start thinking about transitions for your child. One of the biggest transitions will be from school to a workplace. Shema Kolainu understands the challenges that individuals with autism will face while searching for a … Continue reading

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The Basketball League for Children with Autism.

    Sport therapy is important for kids with autism and at the same time it could be a great challenge for them. Some of the issues are motor functioning problems, difficulty in planning and low motivation. Exercise and team sports, … Continue reading

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New York Autistic-Friendly Disney Live Show

We, at Shema Kolainu are very excited about the autism-friendly Disney live show that will take place during Autism Awareness month in New York . The Theater Fund has helped organize autism friendly performances for young children and adults in … Continue reading

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The Incredible Progression of a Young Shema Kolainu Student

A young student who once refused to communicate learns how to express himself. Continue reading

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Early intervention leads to better outcomes

CLEVELAND, Ohio— Though most children are diagnosed by age 4, many researchers feel the earliest signs of autism can be detected in babies as young as six to 18 months old. Early intervention and identifying the signs early leads to … Continue reading

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Martial Arts Benefits People on the Autism Spectrum

We are always looking into alternative forms of therapy to help manage issues relating to autism.  Some common issues someone with autism may exhibit include repetitive movements, sounds or activities. Studies are showing traditional martial arts training as a great alternative … Continue reading

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Exploring the benefits of yoga for kids with autism

We are always looking for new therapies and ways to manage symptoms and issues associated with autism, which is a developmental disorder that typically appears within the first 3 years of life. Autism can be mild or severe and interferes … Continue reading

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Police; Facebook friends give 12 year-old his first big birthday bash

Logan Pearson is turning 12 on February 24th and for the first time in his life, with the help of Facebook friends and area police; he celebrated his birthday in a grand style. As reported by CBS Boston, this past Saturday, … Continue reading

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